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The Creator’s Signature (two part video series)

Science and religion

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April 28, 2011

Dissent and Defiance in Damascus

… Although regarded as more sensible than his father, it seems that like all other dictators, Bashar is also out of touch with ordinary Syrians…

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April 28, 2011

Hijab Gaining Favor in Turkey

Parliamentarians, judges, teachers and professors are forbidden from wearing the headscarf in public buildings, even though Turkey is predominately Muslim and governed by the Islam-oriented Justice and Development Party (AKP). Held in place by an old guard of secular bureaucrats, judges and the army, the ban has been eased at universities but remains unofficially applied in large parts of the private sector.

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April 28, 2011

Terry Jones Denounced by Muslim and Christian Leaders

Dearborn–April 22–The overcast morning of Friday April 22 was one that began with the ominous likelihood of violence.

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April 28, 2011

Ayesha Khan Receives Prestigious Schweitzer Fellowship

Recently, Ms. Khan was selected for the prestigious Schweitzer Fellowship, a program that enables university graduate students to design and implement innovative projects to help vulnerable Chicago communities.

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April 28, 2011

Arabian Sea Host to Rare Humpbacked Whales

At the onset of this year Marine Scientist Robert Baldwin, in cooperation with the Environment Society of Oman (ESO), revealed that a rare species of humpbacked whale was discovered in the Arabian Sea specifically alongside the coast of Oman.

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April 28, 2011

ANALYSIS-Investment Key as Indonesia Eyes Greater US Cocoa Exports

JAKARTA, April 7 (Reuters) – Indonesia’s cocoa industry is looking to grab a bigger slice of the U.S. market due to unrest in top producer Ivory Coast, but needs a review of an export tax, as well as more investment to boost quality and output.

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April 28, 2011

The “Surge” in Iraq & Afghanistan

Ruminations on the wars in the Middle East

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April 28, 2011

Letters to the Editor–Syed Aslam’s Response to Criticism of his article

Response to complaint by Mr. Ranginwala

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April 28, 2011

A Doctors Guide to Protecting Their Assets

So what happens when a doctor is in the middle of a lawsuit where the potential judgment of the liability exceeds the doctor’s malpractice limits?

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April 28, 2011

Muslims and THE PEACE – As Salaam

Since the start of the so-called “Muslim Reformation” in Tunisia, Egypt, Algeria, Yemen, Libya, and others, there have been many” Coach Potato Diplomats” explaining the why’s and the who’s of what is happening…

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April 28, 2011

Ferndale Residents Want Backyard Chickens

By Michael P. McConnell Daily Tribune FERNDALE – A group of residents wants backyard chickens allowed in the city and is working to convince officials to scratch out a new ordinance to allow the birds. Though Ferndale’s ordinance allows chickens, it prohibits them unless they are kept at least 150 feet from the nearest neighbors’ […]

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April 28, 2011

900 Gather in Dearborn as Religious Leaders Rebuke Pastor

Dearborn— A variety of religious leaders rebuked a Quran-burning pastor today and affirmed their support for religious freedom and civil discourse.

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April 28, 2011

Community News (V13-I18)

Hartford CT’s Daniyal Khan wins national video contest / Sun Prairie WI–mosque proposal rejected / Muncie IN — Halal meals for the asking / American architecture & culture influenced by Islam –expert

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April 28, 2011

Salute to All Houstonian Pakistanis for Being Philanthropic Despite Recession

Houston, Texas: “President Obama during his intended visit to Pakistan should be taken to a DIL’s school, and said this is an institution to combat the enemy of Pakistan, that starts with ‘I’; and when he will ask is it India, we should say No: It is Illiteracy.”

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April 28, 2011

Muhammad Wilkerson Waits for His Name to Be Called

With the NFL Draft this Thursday, there is talk that Temple University defensive tackle Muhammad Wilkerson could be selected in the mid-to-late first round.

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April 28, 2011

Hedo Turkoglu and the Magic Fight Back

Things were looking dismal for Hidayat “Hedo” Turkoglu and his Orlando Magic team after they lost 88-85 to the Atlanta Hawks in game 4 of their NBA Eastern Conference first round series, giving Atlanta a 3-1 series lead.

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April 28, 2011

The Top Female Muslim Tennis Player

By Parvez Fatteh, TMO, Founder of http://sportingummah.com, sports@muslimobserver.com The search for the top Muslima in the tennis world takes us to two countries: Iran and France. Arsalan and Nouchine Rezai emigrated from Iran to France. Arsalan, being an auto mechanic, was in search of a better life for his family. In 1987, Nouchine, a physical […]

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April 28, 2011

Analysis: Syria Neighbors Fear Future Without Assad Family

BEIRUT (Reuters) – From Israel to Iran, Syria’s neighbors are starting to contemplate the possibility of a future without the Assad family as Lords of Damascus, and, whether friends or foes, some don’t like what they see.

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